Tornado watch in effect in Quay County

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Quay County that remains in effect until 9 p.m.The warning is in effect for extreme central Quay and southeastern Harding counties and extreme Southeastern San Miguel County, according to the NWS.At 8:21 p.m., the NWS stated that Doppler radar continued to indicate that a line […]

U.S. veterans honored at memorial service

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Monday, Tucumcari VFW Post 2528 conducted Memorial Day services to honor those who served in the U.S. military. “We gather here today to remember and honor those who served their country and died for their country,” said Kathleen Lopez, president of the VFW Post 2528 Ladies Auxiliary. Veteran […]

City approves $20.6 million budget

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A 20.6 million budget was approved by the Tucumcari City Commission Tuesday night. Included in the 2008-2009 budget are about $9 million in capital and infrastructure expenditures, said city Manager John Sutherland.The projects include those at the city’s water treatment, new piping to bring in water from wells and […]

05-28-08: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Fridayl At 3:40 p.m., a male at an RV park on East Tucumcari Boulevard reported a four wheeler riding too fast through the park and […]

Community Notes: THS summer school, Library summer program, Spay/neuter clinic

By QCS Staff THS offering computer class this summerTucumcari High School will be conducting a summer school program this summer. The program will be a self-paced computer class known as PLATO. All Tucumcari High School students who need to make up a class are encouraged to take part in this opportunity. Summer School will begin […]

May 1974

Fifty pounds of popcorn and a case of popcorn boxes were stolen from the local theatre’s basement. … Randy Worley and Brad Baskins recovered two, 15-pound hairballs from a local cow’s stomach. …A “large amount of drugs” was stolen from Sands Dorsey Drug after a break-in. … There were 126 seniors who graduated from Tucumcari […]

05-28-08: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conhas LakeFishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass was good again this past week. Anglers did best using tubes, […]

Remembering, praying for those who serve

By Debra Whittington That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers

05-28-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St.Today:

Downs move to Moriarty not expected to hurt Tucumcari’s chances for racino

By QCS Staff A new race track in Moriarty shouldn’t have much impact on Tucumcari’s proposal for a race track and casino, said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming Authority. The New Mexico Racing Commission gave its approval on Tuesday to the Downs of Albuquerque to move to Moriarity, according to a […]